Narrower Loss for ImClone Systems

S&P revises earnings estimates for BMC Software and others

Company: ImClone Systems (IMCLE )

Year ending: Dec-2003

Prior estimate: -2.07

New estimate: -1.78

Rationale: Lower costs; potential Erbitux launch

July 8

Company: Inco Ltd (N )

Year ending: Dec-2003

Prior estimate: 1.25

New estimate: 1.00

Rationale: Ongoing strike

Company: Tecumseh (TECUA )

Year ending: Dec-2003

Prior estimate: 2.85

New estimate: 1.24

Rationale: Company guidance

July 7

Company: Adaptec Inc (ADPT )

Year ending: Mar-2004

Prior estimate: .20

New estimate: .16

Rationale: Weaker first-quarter guidance

Company: BMC Software (BMC )

Year ending: Mar-2004

Prior estimate: .53

New estimate: .45

Rationale: First quarter preannouncement

Company: Coherent (COHR )

Year ending: Sep-2004

Prior estimate: .85

New estimate: .75

Rationale: Lower revenue guidance

Company: FileNet (FILE )

Year ending: Dec-2003

Prior estimate: .39

New estimate: .28

Rationale: Second-quarter preannouncement

Company: Great Lakes (GLK )

Year ending: Dec-2003

Prior estimate: 1.00

New estimate: .90

Rationale: Wet spring weather & pool chemicals business

Company: Pixar (PIXR )

Year ending: Dec-2003

Prior estimate: 1.25

New estimate: 1.50

Rationale: Strong Finding Nemo performance

July 3

Company: Boston Scientific (BSX )

Year ending: Dec-2003

Prior estimate: 1.30

New estimate: 1.16

Rationale: Higher second-half costs ahead of drug launch

Company: Dobson Communications (DCEL )

Year ending: Dec-2003

Prior estimate: .12

New estimate: .15

Rationale: Redemption of preferred stock dividends

Company: Micrel Inc (MCRL )

Year ending: Dec-2003

Prior estimate: .10

New estimate: .03

Rationale: SARS; soft wireless handset sales

Company: Parametric (PMTC )

Year ending: Sep-2003

Prior estimate: -.08

New estimate: -.10

Rationale: Weaker than expected third-quarter results

Company: Research in Motion (RIMM )

Year ending: Feb-2004

Prior estimate: -.07

New estimate: .03

Rationale: Now excludes litigation & non-operating costs

Company: Siebel Systems (SEBL )

Year ending: Dec-2003

Prior estimate: .20

New estimate: .15

Rationale: Weaker than expected second-quarter results

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